Fresher Veterinary Officer Job Careers – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Job Title:    Veterinary Officer
Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Kiruhura,
Reports to: Senior Farm
The National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank,
(NAGRC&DB) is a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal
Industry and Fisheries whose mandate is to take a leading role in establishing
a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Veterinary
Officer will safeguard the health and welfare of animals reared for breeding or
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Undertakes diagnosis and treatment of animals.
Refers animals for the conduct of tests
including x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound scans as may be found
Guides on animal nutrition, breeding and health.
Actively participates in the regulation of
potential animal breeder prior to licensing and quality assurance on production
of semen or genetic breeds.
Carries out vaccination of animals against
various types of diseases.
Performs surgery on animals.
Maintains proper and accurate records of animal
Handles and controls animal health emergencies
including disease outbreaks and epidemics.
Conducts assisted reproduction including
artificial insemination and embryo transfer.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Veterinary Medicine with knowledge in breeding management.
Extensive knowledge of artificial insemination
techniques and technologies
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their updated CVs, applications,
testimonials and three professional referees (one of whom should be work-based)
The Executive Director,
Attn: Human Resource / Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and DataBank (NAGRC & DB)
P.O. Box 183, Entebbe-Uganda.
Note: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 28th November 2016
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